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Yamhill-Carlton AVA to Host Spring Tasting


The celebrated Willamette Valley wine region will showcase wines from more than forty wineries at the walk-around event on Saturday, April 23

Portland, Oregon (March 2, 2022) — Members of the Yamhill-Carlton winegrowing region will host their Annual Spring Tasting at Abbey Road Farm on Saturday, April 23, 2022, returning after a two-year hiatus. Tickets are now available for purchase on Yamhill-Carlton’s website.

More than forty member wineries from the renown Yamhill-Carlton AVA will pour their wines at this public event, offering a lighthearted view into one of the Willamette Valley’s most down-to-earth collectives of winegrowers and winemakers. 

Participating wineries like Soter Vineyards, Gran Moraine and Elk Cove Vineyards will showcase the region’s extraordinary Pinot Noir, Chardonnay, sparkling wine and more, poured alongside local fare from six of the top chefs and restaurants in the Willamette Valley. Yamhill-Carlton wines will also be available for purchase.

The event will have four separate sessions in the morning and afternoon, allowing ample room for guests. Access to the event is offered at both the Regular and VIP Admission levels. Early entry VIP sessions provide first access to wines, passed hors d’oeuvres from Abbey Road Farm’s Chef and Innkeeper Will Preisch, a complimentary Riedel Pinot Noir glass, and a special library pour. Regular Admission provides access to the walk-around tasting and small bites.

Tickets are on sale now. Two VIP sessions ($100 per person) are offered from 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm to 5 pm and two Regular Admission ($60) sessions are offered from 11 am to 1 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm. Tickets are limited and expected to go quickly.

Abbey Road Farm is located at 10280 NE Oak Springs Farm Road, Carlton, OR 97111 and ample parking is available onsite. VIP ticket holders enjoy priority parking next to the winery and regular ticket holders need only take a short walk from the main lot.

Participating wineries:

  • Abbey Road Farm
  • Anne Amie Vineyards
  • Beacon Hill Vineyard & Winery
  • Belle Pente Winery
  • Boedecker Cellars
  • Carlton Cellars
  • Carlton Hill Vineyard
  • Chris James Cellars
  • Elk Cove Vineyards
  • Et Fille Wines
  • Gautreau Family Estate Wines
  • Ghost Hill Cellars
  • Gran Moraine
  • Fairsing Vineyard
  • J.L. Kiff Vineyard
  • Joyful Noise
  • Ken Wright Cellars
  • Landlines Estates
  • La Randonnée Wines
  • Laurel Ridge Winery
  • Lemelson Vineyards
  • Lenné Estate
  • Marshall Davis Wine
  • Monksgate Vineyard & Wines
  • North Valley Vineyards
  • Penner Ash Wine Cellars
  • Pheasant Hill Vineyard
  • Pike Road Wines
  • R. Stuart & Company
  • Résonance
  • Roots Wine Company
  • Saffron Fields Vineyard
  • SchöneTal Cellars
  • Shea Wine Cellars
  • Soter Vineyards
  • Stag Hollow Wines
  • Stone Griffon Vineyard
  • Tendril Wine Cellars
  • The Four Graces
  • Wahle Cellars
  • Willakenzie Estate


Yamhill-Carlton is a nested AVA in Oregon’s Willamette Valley. This horseshoe-shaped winegrowing region is distinguished by its ancient sedimentary soils, creating wines of character with an unmistakable sense of place. Wineries in Yamhill-Carlton are predominantly family owned and operated, producing wines that emphasize quality over quantity. Named for the two hamlets of Yamhill and Carlton, the region has become a destination for wine lovers, collectors, and culinary travelers alike. With its picture-perfect patchwork of vineyards, Yamhill-Carlton produces some of the finest Pinot Noir in the world. For more information, please visit yamhillcarlton.org
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